The Internet plays an important role in how people learn, communicate, do business and go about their daily lives. We advise the Australian Government about all Australians having access to high-quality, reliable and affordable Internet services.

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An independent committee has been appointed to undertake a review of regional telecommunication services.
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The Government has released a report on the findings of the review of the .au Domain Administration (auDA).
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The NBN rollout is now 80 percent complete in regional areas.
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Australian schools have come together today to promote a bullying free environment for students.

Policies (Internet)

Online content regulation

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Illegal and offensive online content is regulated through the Online Content Scheme under Schedule 5 and 7 of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 through a complaints-based mechanism. The Scheme is designed to protect consumers, particularly children, from exposure to inappropriate or harmful material....

Telecommunications in new developments

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Did you know that checking what telecommunications infrastructure is available is an important step before buying or building your new home?

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